Research & Projects

  • Family Synthesis Study Website

    The Family Synthesis Study website was developed as part of Dr. Kathy Knafl’s synthesis study on the intersection of family life and childhood chronic conditions, and is intended to be of use to practitioners who care for children with chronic conditions as well as family researchers and educators. Among other things, it includes reference lists for the over 1000 research reports included in their … [Read More...]

    IFNA Research Committee/International Research Collaboration Subcommittee Presents Survey Results at IFNC12

    The International Research Collaboration Subcommittee of the IFNA Research Committee collaborated to survey the membership of the IFNA Research Committee regarding worldwide perspectives of family nursing in 2015. Preliminary results were reported at the 12th International Family Nursing Conference (IFNC12) in Odense, Denmark in August 2015: Strengthening Families Worldwide (IFNC12 … [Read More...]

    IFNA Webinars Related to Family Nursing Research

    IFNA Webinars Related to Family Nursing Research: "Mixed Methods Synthesis Research: Strategies for Advancing Family Science" by Dr. Kathleen Knafl [Read more] "Writing a Winning Abstract by IFNA Research Committee" (free access) [Read more]   … [Read More...]

    Family Research Organizations

    The Eastern Nursing Research Society (ERNS) in the United States is dedicated to creating a community of nurses interested in promoting and supporting regional nursing research. ERNS created an infrastructure with Research Interest Groups (RIG). The IFNA Research Committee wishes to share information about the ENRS Family/Community-Based Participatory Research Interest Group (Family-CBP RIG) here … [Read More...]

    Family Nursing Research Measures

    Family Research Instruments Developed by Family Nurses For a list of various family research measures developed by family nurses, see blog post by Janice M. Bell, RN, PhD       Family Management Measure (FaMM) For more information, contact IFNA member, Kathleen Knafl, PhD, FAAN   … [Read More...]

    Family Nursing Research Methods

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    Family Nursing Research Projects

    A Caregiver Project: Moving on after a Brain Tumor Janet Deatrick, PhD, RN, FAAN [IFNA Profile] deatrick@nursing.upenn.edu cu@home – YOUNG PARENT NURSE HOME VISITING program Lindsay Smith, RN, BHlthSc(Nurs), MNS(Child Health), GradCertUnivLearn&Teach, PhD L.M.Smith@utas.edu.au Diabetes: A Family Matter Strengthening Communities to Prevent Diabetes in Rural Appalachia Sharon Denham, … [Read More...]